The quest to eradicate a bad taste from an epic 2016 NBA Finals collapse starts at training camp. Never mind that the Golden State Warriors are back-to-back Western Conference champions and the league's winningest franchise over the past three seasons. Show More Summary
Another team and yet another fallout as Dwight Howard made his exit from the Houston Rockets this past offseason to sign with the Atlanta Hawks. After making it all the way to the Western Conference Finals in 2015, things were looking up for the Rockets last season…until they started playing. Things went downhill from there as […]
The 2016-17 Dallas Stars, on paper, don’t look much different than the team that came within a game of going to the Western Conference Finals in last spring’s NHL playoffs. That's good, because last year's Stars were an exceptional hockey club. Show More Summary
Kevin Durant was a defensive revelation during the seven-game bloodbath between the Thunder and Warriors in the Western Conference Finals, and the Dubs will be counting on KD to lock The post Warriors ‘Expect a Lot’ from Kevin Durant on Defense appeared first on SLAMonline.
Ex-Spur Stephen Jackson basically blames former teammate Tony Parker for the Spurs losing Game 6 of the 2012 Western Conference Finals to the OKC Thunder. San Antonio blew a 2-0 The post Stephen Jackson Criticizes Tony Parker for Selfish Play appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Warriors won 73 games last season, reached the NBA Finals, and then this offseason added superstar Kevin Durant as a free agent. Durant joined the team that beat his Thunder squad in the Western Conference Finals. Here’s ESPN.com reporting Warriors coach Steve Kerr’s words: Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says it’s “absurd” to cast Kevin Durant [...]
After more than seven years in Major League Soccer, the Seattle Sounders finally cut ties with coach Sigi Schmid. The two parties agreed to a mutual parting following Seattle’s thrashing at the hands of Western Conference rivals Sporting KC. Show More Summary
Oklahoma City’s 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals evaporated, setting off a chain of seismic events that eventually led to Kevin Durant signing with the Golden State Warriors The post Draymond Green: ‘No Chance’ Warriors Sign Kevin Durant if OKC Reaches NBA Finals appeared first on SLAMonline.
Harrison Barnes and the Golden State Warriors parted ways when the defending Western Conference champions inked Kevin Durant to a two-year, $54.3 million deal on July 4, and the former Dubs swingman took time recently to reflect on his departure from the team that drafted him in 2012. Speaking to The Undefeated's Marc J. Show More Summary
In the Western Conference Finals of the 2016 NBA playoffs, the Oklahoma City Thunder had the 73-win Golden State Warriors on the brink of elimination up 3-1 before the wheels came off and they ultimately lost in 7 games. Fast forward to July and Kevin Durant has joined the Warriors & this statement by Golden […]
The Golden State Warriors may have lost in the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers, but Andre Iguodala believes the best team in the playoffs was in the Western Conference. During an interview on Power 105.1 FM in New York, Iguodala...Show More Summary
Just over a year out from a Western Conference finals appearance, the Houston Rockets found themselves needing to do some serious retooling. On Saturday, they locked in their most important, most valuable piece. Houston agreed to a four-year, $118 million contract extension with superstar scorer James Harden on Saturday, ensuring the 2015 MVP runner-up will […]
On Monday, superstar Kevin Durant pulled a LeBron, but worse and decided to join the Golden State Warriors, the same team that eliminated his Oklahoma City Thunder just last month in the Western Conference Finals. OKC fans took it extremely hard as they realize Russell Westbrook may be out the door after next year as […]
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MAY 28: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts during the fourth quarter against the Golden State Warriors in game six of the Western Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 28, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE [...]
Fresh off a dispiriting collapse in the Western Conference Finals, the Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly made forward Serge Ibaka available in trade discussions. Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated reported the news ahead of Thursday's draft. Ibaka, 26, averaged 12.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game in 2015-16. Show More Summary
Will is the word that comes to mind after watching the Cavs fight back from a 3-1 deficit and take the title last night. Of course, the Warriors did the same thing in the western conference finals against the Thunder. Those two series were two of the best NBA playoff series I’ve watched and I watched both […]
My, how things have changed. Last year, James Harden battled Steph Curry in the Western Conference finals, and he finished second to his Warriors rival in NBA MVP voting. This year, while Curry, now a two-time winner of that award, plays in the NBA Finals, Harden is also picking up an MVP trophy — as […]
It's shocking that the Golden State Warriors rebounded from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference Finals. It's incredible that they're one win from defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers again to defend...Show More Summary
The NBA was totally cool with Draymond Green blatantly kicking Steven Adams in the balls during the Western Conference Finals. But whacking LeBron James in the nuts during the NBA Finals? Well hell no they’re not cool with that. So on Sunday the NBA actually suspended Green for Game 5. And that meant that he […]
This year’s playoffs have been tough on NBA players’ groins. Draymond Green kicked things off when he swung his leg between Steven Adams’ legs during the Western Conference Finals. Dahntay Jones clocked Bismack Biyombo in the testicles...Show More Summary